Health Dual Degrees: Nursing & Health Services Management
Four Years. Two Degrees.
Drury and Cox College are offering a Dual Degree program in Houston, Missouri for students interested in a career in healthcare.
Students who complete the health dual degree will receive:
- B.S. in Health Services Management from Drury University
- B.S.N. in Nursing from Cox College of Nursing
Why study in a cohort?
- Students will start at the same time and graduate at the same time.
- Students will become part of a community of learners.
- Provides a supportive environment that promotes higher retention and program completion.
- Fixed tuition rate: including fall, spring, and summer tuition and all fees
More about Cox College
- Cox College has a rich history of providing quality health care education for more than 100 years.
- The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of North Central Association
- National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
- Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
- Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
- Full approval granted by Missouri State Board of Nursing
Cohort Program FAQs
A cohort is a group of students that start at the same time and graduate at the same time. Students are able to become part of a community of learners who can experience the process together.
Students participating in cohorts develop strong bonds and provide support that relates to higher retention and program completion. Cohort students are more likely to succeed academically through collegial support. The cohort will have an established tuition rate across the entire course of study. If the cost goes up for future cohorts, the cohort tuition for your cohort does not change.
Yes; however, if a student has already completed some of the courses that are part of the cohort curriculum, the student may petition the institutions to allow the substitution of a different course.
No. Students must apply and meet the criteria for admission specific to this cohort program.
You will lose your status within this cohort but you may have the option to re-start.
Students have to comply with standards of academic honesty and accomplishment. Failure to show academic progress, violations of institutional policies including academic honesty policies, and failure to meet financial obligations are all grounds for dismissal from the cohort, in such instances of involuntary dismissal tuition will be forfeited.
You will actually get two degrees, hence the name dual degree program. Drury University will award the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management and Cox College will award the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
You will get a Bachelor's degree in Health Services Management and a Bachelor degree in Nursing.
No, plans are in place for you to study and learn in nearby locations.
Students will take seated, online, and hybrid classes.
Students will take both day and evening classes.
The Cohort Manager will also serve as your academic advisor working with you to make course selections and register. The student handbook for Drury University and Cox College are available on their respective websites. Also the Cohort Manager will have copies available on campus. Curriculum for the Dual Degree Cohort has been fully developed by year and semester. With the assistance of the Cohort Manager, students will be enrolled each semester throughout the life of the cohort.
Usually at the end of the second year of study.
For the first cohort, the tuition is $10,950 per year and the annual cost will remain constant through out the four years. Working with your financial aid department, each student will be able to apply for a variety of assistance programs.
No, but required books, uniforms and other supplies will be available for sale on campus as much as possible.
The curriculum for the cohort model will take 4 years including summer sessions.
Drury University. Financial aid arrangements should be finalized prior to the start of the cohort. Tuition payment is due the by the end of the first two weeks of class. A variety of financial assistance may be available including grants, loans and scholarships.